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Sticky Thread Sticky: Year-round Training for Rugby - League or Union. Or Anything Else

I've been thinking of doing this since Endline Training put up his excellent treatise on building a year-long plan for Football and the American sports. I'd like to do the same thing here for the other sports - particularly Rugby. We've also had a little League v Union debate on the forum...

krakkerz‎, 01-19-2014 06:29 PM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: Official vertical/jumping/dunking thread POST ALL VERT QUESTIONS HERE

Anyone tried this program? They have a sale on goes down to $49 and I was thinking about picking it up. Seems about as legit as any one of these training systems. "Grow Taller Overnight" made me question this guys product though.

Andy3083‎, 07-28-2013 09:56 PM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: Sports guide for strength, speed, and conditioning

I’m making this thread because of the high number of questions I see (and receive) regarding athletic training. Hopefully, it will answer any of the questions you may have. The primary sports covered in this thread are football and rugby, but you can use this information to train for any sport...

RollTideNation‎, 12-07-2012 05:34 PM
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Okay im getting real tired of having to answer the same general questions about football. Here I will answer the usual questions that always seem to creep up. Listed below is a link to each topic for quicker viewing/searching. Increasing Speed/40 Yard Dash Choosing a Position (Offense) ...

teriyakisaki‎, 05-13-2006 04:10 PM
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Arrow Sticky Thread Sticky: This Should be a Sticky..or not. HOW TO BUILD A YEAR LONG PROGRAM(+1 year example)

Football season is coming to its final weeks of the post-season and it is time for athletes to start thinking about training for next season. You see a lot of questions on this forum asking how to increase speed in 3 weeks or pack on 10 pounds before the season starts next week. So for everyone...

EndLineTraining‎, 11-21-2013 12:42 AM
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Arrow Sticky Thread Sticky: General Forum Rules

Welcome to the Forums It is our hope that the members of the forums will help each other in providing motivation and information to those looking to reach their fitness goals. To protect our members and the forums, the following rules are effective in all sections. Please take...

ForumSentinel‎, 05-19-2014 08:12 AM
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I don't know where to put this and misc is all trolls...It's about PT

I turn 15 tomorrow and am in a program called Civil Air Patrol...if you haven't heard of it, it's the USAF auxilary, similar in some sort to a JROTC program (that's the best way to explain it) Tonight was PT night and I did 44 crunches/sit-ups in one minute. Is that good/impressive? I still feel...

IannIonRedrum32‎, 07-25-2017 07:46 PM
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I am going into my senior year of highschool and i want to continue football into college. I start at right guard for my school but i want to move to fullback. Am i big enough and strong enough? Im 5'9" and i weigh 210lbs, im 17 years old and my bench is 275, my squat is 530, my incline is 245, and...

TannerTheTank‎, 07-19-2017 09:27 PM
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I just turned 14 I'm 5'5 139 lbs. I play linebacker. Yeah ik. I'm pretty small. But I'm trying to get bigger. I'm really strong and explosive though(compared to the freshman Ok my team.) but I was wondering how much weight could someone gain from their freshman year to their senior year. And my...

xxmaruader007xx‎, 07-02-2017 09:16 AM
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What position should I play

So this is my first year playing football I'm going to be a Sophomore playing on JV I'm 15 160 pounds 5'9 I can squat 200 pounds But I can't run that fast I was thinking either guard or DE but what position do you guys think I should play?

zachreed55‎, 07-25-2017 08:08 PM
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Post kingmode's Basic Football / Sports Training Guide

KINGMODE'S BASIC FOOTBALL / SPORTS TRAINING GUIDE I planned on writing a guide like this for a long time but originally wanted to write it when I can finally say „I made it!“ and I reached a level of role model like athleticism and physique. Now I'm realizing that this moment may never come...

kingmode‎, 10-01-2016 07:02 AM
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Hard time with Basketball league

Hey folks, So a little history before I get into it.. I played a lot of basketball in middle school, then I stopped and then I played weekly at the park in my early college days. Now I'm 30, and I joined my first basketball league. I am getting destroyed both ends of the floor. I know...

ggpaul‎, 07-19-2017 02:51 PM
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What position am I fit for in football?

I just turned 14 going into my freshman year. Football is coming up and I'm wondering what position I should play. Height:5,5 Weight:144 lbs Bench:140 Squat: 225 Clean:135 40 time:5.2 Vertical:27 inches

xxmaruader007xx‎, 07-19-2017 07:27 PM
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Generally how long does it take to squat 1.5-2x your bodyweight?

Generally speaking how long does it take someone to squat 1.5-2x their bodyweight? Assuming diet and rest is in check of course. Would you be better off doing a starting strength type of workout or could you get there on a WS4SB workout and putting a lot of emphasis on lifting heavy with your legs...

sports19‎, 10-19-2010 03:44 PM
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Running in Converse

I've been wearing Converse for the past 4-5 years, the classic hightops. I know there are many better shoes out there, and shoes designed specifically for running, but I'm feeling comfortable with Converse. My question is, could I cause any long term damage to my feet by running frequently (or...

Murdok1741‎, 01-16-2008 04:08 PM
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Sports Training for Student Athletes

Hi I'm a graduate student pursuing a Masters degree in Public Health, and I'm currently working on a class project to help prevent injuries in student athletes. For those who were or currently are student athletes, how many hours per week, on average, did you train outside of your normal structured...

klepp94‎, 07-20-2017 02:57 PM
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Hypertrophy Blocks

Getting ready to start 12 weeks of hypertrophy work next month. Block 1: Wk 1: 3x15 Wk 2: 3x12, 3x10 Wk 3: 10 7 5 10 7 5 Wk 4: 2x10, 2x6 Block 2: Wk 1: 3x10

utfootball4‎, 07-19-2017 10:45 AM
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Texas high school training facilities

40,318 in attendance for the Texas 6A State Football Championship game at AT&T Cowboys Stadium. Good article on the rise of indoor training facilities at Texas high schools: ...

Coachjlr‎, 12-18-2016 07:02 AM
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Couple of questions about combat sports and strength training.

1) Which combat style benefits the most from someone who mainly focuses on strength training? Something heavy on grappling? I'm looking to get into a combat sport for fun and I'm wondering which one would benefit from raw strength the most. 2) Are power cleans necessary? IIRC Ripptoe says...

Gorz123‎, 07-17-2017 07:32 PM
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Increasing strength/arm mass

6'2" 175 lbs, playing college football and looking for advice to gain strength in my lifts before the next season. After my beginner gains came to an end my bench 2 rep max is at 205. Squat 280. Dead lift 345. Started my first bulk 3 weeks ago so advice for eating and lifting is appreciated. Any...

jandroraya‎, 07-14-2017 10:17 AM
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im really trying to improve higher ollies

on my skateboard, and to get more air time for snowboarding and also basketball. i do lots of running and squats, whats a really good exercise for hops anyway? i know explosive jumps are always good too also thinking about buying a weighted vest for running and jumping

spark124‎, 07-18-2017 10:37 AM
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How to improve my running effectively

So about a week ago I started running as a form of cardio exercise (for the first time in my life). I've been running about 3.5 km in roughly 20 minutes every other day. Today I ran 6.20 km in exactly 40 minutes. Do yoy giys think making that distance in 30 min is doable within 2 months, and if...

kulike‎, 07-09-2017 04:37 PM
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Basketball routine

Hey guys, any suggestions on a good basketball routine? Looking to increase explosiveness, and jumping power!

Icyhots‎, 07-17-2017 09:35 PM
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Multiple stimuli at once

As athletes, many of us need to be great at a multitude of different things, Explosiveness, speed, conditioning, strength, skill, etc However, i often hear about how inefficient it is to do many stimuli at once.... so if i want to add some serious size to my frame, and need to also develop...

meconfused‎, 07-15-2017 06:58 PM
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recovery is a long road.

Hello all, Hopefully i can gain some knowledge from you all and i can obtain some direction with my goals. I am currently recovering from a grade 2 AC joint separation as well as a broken collarbone that broke in 2 places. Ive had surgery with a plate and 9 screws. Im going into phase 3 of my...

JWarters‎, 07-15-2017 06:53 PM
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5K Training

I'm looking into training to run in a 5k to start with. Any advice on how to train for a 5k? Distances to run, how frequent, etc? Thanks for any and all help.

FormulaLT1poweR‎, 07-12-2017 05:47 PM
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Strength/Speed Training for Soccer

I am 16 years old, 17 in October. I am just over 5'7" tall and weigh about 115 pounds and am quite skinny. I recently joined my local gym. The sport I am training for is soccer. I am quite slow and weak. I get outpaced and pushed off the ball sometimes, which is why I have joined my local gym. A...

SeanUsher‎, 06-30-2017 04:57 PM
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Total Baseball Training Workout

For any baseball players out there- I've developed a total baseball strength training workout and would like to share it with you all. These excersizes develop explosive power throughout the body, which forms the basis for the game of baseball. Only the excersizes are included, so choose your own...

benlee14‎, 07-13-2017 06:57 PM
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Weight lifting and combat sports

How would one incorporate weight lifting with boxing, specifically? I've read things that claim weight lifting negatively affects ones boxing performance. My background falls under football, and thus heavy lifting. I'm standing at 5'8" and 170-175. Pro boxers my height are about 20-30 pounds...

PhillipQ25‎, 07-10-2017 07:54 PM
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Question Leg training routine, good or bad?

Hi everyone, So basically I do legs 3 times a week and my goal is to increase my vertical jump by increasing the strength and speed of my legs (=power) My routine is: Tuesday - Deadlifts 5x5 + Calves exercises Thursday - Plyometric exercises Saturday - Squats 5x5 + Calves exercises What...

voltz06‎, 07-13-2017 11:16 AM
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Lack of explosiveness when jumping

Male, 29y 5 11 (reach 7ft, 9 inch) 170 lbs (11,5% bodyfat) 5REP Squat MAX 1,2xbw Trapbar DL 1RM MAX 2,1xbw Powerclean 1RM MAX 0,6xbw Here is my running two step dunk: (rim is about 9 10) I feel like there is very little difference between me jumping with a 1 step...

mertalisera‎, 07-08-2017 02:29 AM
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